Cry Wolf

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  • PG-13
  • 2005
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 5.8  (28,417)
  • 39

In the 2005 thriller film, Cry Wolf, a group of boarding school students play a risky game of lies and deceit that quickly spirals out of control. The movie centers around Owen Matthews, played by Julian Morris, a new student at the Westlake Preparatory Academy. Shortly after he arrives, he is introduced to a group of friends who enjoy playing a game of "The Wolf," where they create an elaborate lie and convince others it is true by spreading rumors around campus. They decide to take their game to the next level by fabricating a story about a serial killer known as "The Wolf" who is stalking their school.

Lindy Booth stars as Dodger, the leader of the group, who convinces the others to join her in the elaborate scheme. The group's new lie quickly spreads around campus, causing mounting fear and paranoia among the students and faculty. However, their game takes a dangerous turn when a real killer begins to target the school, and it becomes difficult to distinguish between the truth and the lies.

Owen begins to dig deeper into the mystery to uncover the truth and find out who the real killer is. Along the way, he develops a romantic relationship with Dodger and forms an unlikely alliance with Tom, played by Jared Padalecki, who is the school's resident bad boy and a suspect in the murders.

As the body count begins to rise, the pressure mounts on the group to come clean about their lies before it's too late. However, they soon realize that coming clean would expose them to harsh consequences and decide to continue playing their dangerous game, even as it becomes clear that their lies have deadly consequences.

Cry Wolf features a cast of rising stars, including Morris, Booth, and Padalecki, who all deliver strong performances in their respective roles. The film also boasts a suspenseful and engrossing storyline that keeps the viewer guessing until the very end.

Overall, Cry Wolf is a compelling thriller that offers an intriguing study of the consequences of deception and the dangers of playing games with the truth. It is a solid entry in the horror/suspense genre that is sure to entertain fans of the genre.

While Cry Wolf is not a groundbreaking film, it is a well-executed and entertaining thriller that is worth a watch for those who enjoy this type of movie. The storyline is relatively straightforward, but the film's strength lies in its execution, with well-crafted tension and a talented cast that keeps the viewer engaged throughout.

In conclusion, Cry Wolf is a solid thriller that offers a compelling look at the dangers of deception and the consequences of playing games with reality. It is a well-executed and entertaining movie that will keep viewers on the edge of their seats until the very end.

Cry Wolf is a 2005 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.8 and a MetaScore of 39.

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    1 hr 30 min
  • IMDB Rating
    5.8  (28,417)
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